Mar 9, 2024

Screen Your Gut - Save Your Butt 5k Timed Race - 2024

Join us in San Diego to raise awareness about colorectal cancer and to promote prevention and early detection of colorectal cancer. #C4Screen2PreventCRC

$30,531Raised of $50,000

C4 5K Run to Defeat Colorectal Cancer

The California Colorectal Cancer Coalition (C4) is a nonprofit organization made up of a diverse group of dedicated individuals from throughout California whose mission is to save lives and reduce suffering from colorectal cancer in all Californians.

Funds raised through the “Screen Your Gut - Save Your Butt” run will be used for the C4 Community Grants Program that aims to increase screening to prevent colorectal cancer development and detect existing cancers earlier when the outcomes are more favorable for patients.


We want to extend a sincere thank you to all who attended, participated in the event, volunteered, organized, or donated to our second annual event. We couldn't have done it without you!


Race Day Results!

Click here if you would like to see where you placed in the event.

Thank you again to all who showed up and helped make this race a success. We hope to see you again next year!


Race Day Photos!

Check here for event day photos.

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Time Remaining to Register Online

If you miss the online registration deadline, you are welcome to register onsite at our event. See you Saturday!

Race Day (March 9, 2024) Logistics - packets, registration, parking, race starts

  • Packet Pick Up Begins: 6:30 AM
  • Day of Registration Begins: 6:30 AM
  • Opening Ceremony: 7:30 AM
  • 5K Begins: 8:00 AM
  • 1 Mile Begins: 8:10 AM
  • Closing Celebration: 9:15 AM 
  • Event Concludes: 10:45 AM

LOCATION: De Anza Cove/Mission Bay (West Lot) 2720 De Anza Rd San Diego, CA 92109

PARKING: Parking will be available in lots within Mission Bay Park on a first-come first-serve basis. Please note that due to the event, Mission Bay Drive will be closed prior to the event start time, which will affect parking access. There will be ample parking NORTH of De Anza Cove. Please take the road closure into consideration and allow for plenty of time for parking and for arrival to the event site. 

Before Road Closures:

(North or South on Interstate 5)

  • Take Exit 22 for Clairemont Drive (west) toward Mission Bay
  • Drive Turn Right (north) onto Mission Bay Drive
  • Turn Left at De Anza Road and enter parking lot

Clairemont Drive will not be available after 7am

(Heading North on Interstate 5)

  • Take exit 23A - Grand & Garnet Exit
  • Stay right & pass Grand which is the first intersection & no U-turn
  • Head toward Garnet taking the next intersection at Bunker Hill Street & U-turn. (Rubio’s is on your left)
  • Head back south on Mission Bay
  • Turn Right onto North Mission Bay Drive
  • Turn Left at De Anza Road and enter parking lot

Clairemont Drive will not be available after 7am

(North or South on Interstate 5)

  • Take Exit 23 - Mission Bay Drive
  • Head south on Mission Bay Drive until you see Mission Bay Park
  • Turn Right onto Mission Bay Drive
  • Turn Left at De Anza Road and enter parking lot

*Please note that all dogs must be off the course by 9:00 AM*

Information About Starting a Team

If you are planning on forming a team to participate, follow these steps:

  • When registering, each completed registration (you can register one or many people all at the same time) is linked to a specific email address so you have to use a new email if you try to add more people at a different time.

1) Click on Registration

2) Select the race you want to enter

3) Enter the requested information and Add Ticket

4) The system will then ask you whether you want to join an existing team, register as an individual, or form your own team.

5) You then have the option of just completing the registration or adding additional team members. Each registration is added to your cart to pay. Once you complete the payment, you will receive an email confirmation.


Age Group 5K Race Medals (1st-3rd place) and Survivor Medals

All survivors participating will receive a survivor medal.

For those who place in their age groups for the 5K challenge, by M/F, will receive 1st-3rd finisher medals.

Only the 5k will be timed and placement will be within the following age groups.

Age groups for 1st-3rd (5K only), separate awards for M/F:

5 & under










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